Rising Kashmir editor Shujaat Bukhari, two PSOs shot dead in Srinagar

Bukhari was attacked when he had just stepped out of his office at Press Colony in the city.

GK Web Desk
Srinagar, Publish Date: Jun 14 2018 8:49PM | Updated Date: Jun 14 2018 10:45PM
Rising Kashmir editor Shujaat Bukhari, two PSOs shot dead in Srinagar

Senior journalist and Rising Kashmir editor Shujaat Bukhari and his two personal security officers (PSOs) were shot dead by unknown attackers outside his office in Srinagar on Thursday evening.

Bukhari was attacked when he had just stepped out of his office at Press Colony in the city. 

While Bukhari and one of his PSOs were declared dead on arrival at the hospital, the second PSO critically injured in the attack succumbed later.

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has expressed shock over his death.

“Shocked & deeply saddened by the sudden demise of Shujaat Bukhari. The scourge of terror has reared its ugly head on the eve of Eid. I strongly condemn this act of mindless violence & pray for his soul to rest in peace. My deepest condolences to his family,” she said on Twitter.


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